Known as one of the premier in providing healthcare services to the community in our country, KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital was incorporated in Malaysia on 25th May 1978. Being on of a member of the KPJ Group of Hospitals, this hospital was initially formed by group of 16 specialists in 1981 with 100 beds. It is now a multi- disciplinary tertiary care hospital that offers many diverse services all in one location, one stop center. Listed in the Main Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) as KPJ Healthcare Berhad, it is now being taken over by Johor Corporation.
With various specialties and medical discipline that treats customers with best service quality, this hospital offers extensive facilities such as 24-hour Accident & Emergency Unit and Ambulance Services, Diagnosis Imaging MRI/3D Mammogram Multi-slice CT Scan /X-ray, Hemodialysis Centre, Physiotherapy & Rehabilitatve Services and many other sophisticated amenities. The room rate that is affordable makes this hospital an ideal place to ease the treatment and recovering process.
Fly to Ipoh’s Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH) via Firefly, Malindo Air or Singapore’s Tigerair. Once there, grab a taxi or Uber straight to the hospital.
The journey from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), Kuala Lumpur to Amanjaya Integrated Bus Terminal, Ipoh usually takes around three hours. Once you’ve arrived at the intercity terminal, hop onto another bus heading straight to Ipoh’s Bus Terminal.
The fastest way to reach Ipoh is via Electric Train Service (ETS) from KL Sentral. The fares are between RM25 or RM35, depending on the types of ticket (silver or gold) you purchase. Drop off at Ipoh Railway Station and begin your journey there.
Located in Batu Gajah, Kinta District, Perak, Malaysia, Kellie’s Castle is also known as Kellie’s Folly. Situated beside the Raya River (Sungai Raya), it was built by a Scottish planter named William Kellie Smith. The six storeys tower was meant to be a mansion and still stands tall until now. This symbolizes the pioneering spirit of the early colonialists and the romanticism of a bygone era.
Located off Jalan Bandar Timah in Ipoh Old Town, Lorong Panglima or better known as Concubine Lane was believed to have been established in late 1800s to early 1900s. It was said to have housed concubines and mistresses of rich Chinese men and British officers. Nowadays, the charming lane is vibrant with people and stalls, selling items such as food, antiques and others.
A tourist attraction site situated in Gunung Rapat, this cave temple covers a 12-acre land and was used as early as 1920. The temple is set in a huge limestone cave, and as visitors explore the inner side of the temple, they will stumble upon a picturesque zen garden, equipped with a jogging path circling two lakes and a reflexology footpath to sooth sore feet.